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noun 
  1. a person who protects or watches over something
  2. (military) A squad responsible for protecting something.
The president inspected the of honour.
  1. a part of a machine which blocks access to dangerous parts
  2. (Aus) panel of a car which encloses the wheel area, especially the front wheels.
  3. (context, Basketball) A relatively short player, playing farther from the basket than a forward or center.
  4. (cricket) The position on the popping crease where a batsman makes a mark to align himself with the wicket (see to take guard)
  5. The offensive positions between the center and each of the offensive tackles
  6. (sports) A player playing a position named guard
  7. (railways) An employee who normally travels in the last vehicle of a train and is responsible for the safety of the train
Translations: 
  • Dutch: wacht(nl)m, bewaker(nl)m
  • German: Schutz(de)m
  • Spanish: aleta(es)
verb 
  1. To protect from some offence (specific or abstract.)
Translations: 
  • Dutch: bewaken
  • French: garder(fr)
  • German: schí¼tzen(de)
  • Spanish: vigilar(es)
Etymology: From Old French ( > modern French garde), from Old Frankish
  • wardon (from Proto-Germanic
  • wardo-), cognate with Old English weard ( > English ward).



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